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September 28 in Pop Culture History

1850 – Flogging (whipping) in the Navy and Merchant Marines was abolished by the US.

1889 – The first General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) defined the length of a ‘meter’ (‘metre’) as the distance between two lines on a standard bar of an alloy of platinum with ten percent iridium, measured at the melting point of ice. Since 1983, it has been defined as “the length of …

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Famous Catchphrases And Where The Originated! https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/famous-catchphrases-and-where-the-originated/ Sun, 27 Sep 2020 11:25:25 +0000 https://worldofpopculture.com/?p=11028

(PCM) Catchphrases have been a part of the advertising world since it first began. It is believed that the first advertisement ran in a French newspaper called La Presse in June of 1826 and after it proved to be successful, newspapers all over the world began to include various advertisements throughout their pages.

The very first television advertisement that aired in the United States was on July 1, 1941 …

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September 27 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-27-in-pop-culture-history-2/ Sun, 27 Sep 2020 00:02:26 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3101

September 27 in Pop Culture History

1066 – William the Conqueror and his army set sail from the mouth of the Somme river, and started the Norman conquest of England.

1290 (Earthquake) Chihli, China

1540 – Pope Paul III approved the charter for the Society of Jesus (Jesuits).

1650 (Volcano Eruption) Kolumbo

1825 – The world’s first public railway to use steam locomotives, the Stockton and Darlington Railway, was opened.

1903 – Wreck of the …

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The ‘Meister Print’: Fact Or Fiction? https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/the-meister-print-fact-or-fiction/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 20:23:06 +0000 https://amyth.com/?p=4387

(PCM) In case you haven’t heard of it, the “Meister Print” is a fossilized sandal print that was discovered by a man named William J. Meister in 1968. It wasn’t only the sandal print that was so fascinating, but rather what was inside of the print that amazed historians. The right-sided sandal print contained a trilobite, supposedly 500 million years extinct before man walked upon the face of the Earth.

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Quarantine Dreams – Fantasy Festival Friday – Tesla – Extreme – Winger – Kix – Steelheart https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/quarantine-dreams-fantasy-festival-friday-tesla-extreme-winger-kix-steelheart/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 01:56:24 +0000 https://gameon.media/?p=2739

Seven months into the 2020 global pandemic, and all we can do is dream about attending festivals, photographing concerts, and interviewing artists. Summer has come and gone, with no classic bands rocking the summer stages. That doesn’t mean we can’t imagine. In the meantime, GameOn.media presents Fantasy Festival Friday – a fictitious concert performed by 5 bands we wish we could watch live in person, at full volume, with all of our rock family in …

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September 26 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-26-in-pop-culture-history/ Sat, 26 Sep 2020 00:03:33 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3098

September 26 in Pop Culture History

1687 – The Parthenon in Athens was partially destroyed in a gunpowder accident during the Morean War.

1933 – Machine Gun Kelly surrendered to the FBI, and shouted  “Don’t shoot, G-Men!”, which became the nickname for FBI agents.

1957 – West Side Story opened on Broadway.

1960 – Longest speech in UN history at 4 hours and 29 minutes, was given by Cuba’s Fidel Castro.

1960 – American presidential …

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September 25 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-25-in-pop-culture-history/ Fri, 25 Sep 2020 00:01:46 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3096

September 25 in Pop Culture History
Today is 9 months after Christmas. And 3 months before Christmas.

1954 – #1 Hit September 25, 1954 – November 5, 1954: Rosemary ClooneyHey There

1957 – United States Troops were called to escort nine Black students to the all-white Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

1965 – #1 Hit September 25, 1965 – October 1, 1965: Barry McGuireEve Of Destruction

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September 24 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-24-in-pop-culture-history/ Thu, 24 Sep 2020 00:01:05 +0000 http://pop-culture.net/?p=3094

September 24 in Pop Culture History

1789 – The United State’s Post Office was formed.

1869 – Stock market panic due to crashing gold prices caused by an attempt to corner the market by Gould and Fisk.

1948 – The Honda Motor Company was founded in Japan.

1954 – Tonight Show premiered on NBC, hosted by Steve Allan.

1957 – MLB’s Brooklyn Dodgers played their last game at Ebbets Field.

1964 – The Munsters premiered …

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How Artistic Collaborators Karen Saillant and Mi-Kyoung Lee Are Changing Our World! https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/how-artistic-collaborators-karen-saillant-and-mi-kyoung-lee-are-changing-our-world/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 21:15:57 +0000 https://popculturepress.org/?p=791

 
One day, some 16 years ago, opera director Karen Lauria Saillant was walking by the University of the Arts and was drawn in by the riveting display windows.
 
She walked inside and mentioned that she was looking for help with an upcoming opera she was working on to take from Philadelphia to Italy.  
 
Soon after, in addition to meeting professor Mi-Kyoung Lee, the Head of the Fibers/Textile program at the University of the Arts

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September 23 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-23-in-pop-culture-history/ Wed, 23 Sep 2020 00:02:19 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3092

September 23 in Pop Culture History

1551 (Tornado) Grand Harbour at Valletta, Malta

1642 – Harvard College in Cambridge, Massachusettes, had its first graduating class.

1846 – German astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovered the planet Neptune.

1913 – Mark Sennet presented the first Keystone Cops film, although some say it was Hoffmeyer’s Legacy, in 1912.

1938 – A time capsule, to be opened in 6939, was buried at World’s Fair in …

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Ever Wonder Why A Mouse Cursor Is Slightly Tilted? https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/ever-wonder-why-a-mouse-cursor-is-slightly-tilted/ Tue, 22 Sep 2020 17:36:22 +0000 https://amyth.com/?p=1974

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(PCM) Like us, you have probably wondered why your mouse cursor is slightly titled rather than straight, it is was always one of those on-going computer mysteries. Well, we have finally discovered the answer and it lies in a document from 1981.

HacksandStuff.com revealed that according to an expert at StackExchange, Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the mouse, initially portrayed the arrow cursor vertically and straight, as he found it to be the most …

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September 22 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-22-in-pop-culture-history-2/ Tue, 22 Sep 2020 00:03:48 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3089

September 22 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was hanged by the British as a spy for the colonies during the Revolutionary War. In fairness to the British, this war hero was spying on them.

1789 – The U.S. Post Office was established by congress.

1911 – Pitcher Cy Young beat Pittsburgh 1-0 for his final career victory – number 511.

1920 – A Chicago Grand Jury convened to investigate charges that 8 …

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Ever Wonder Why Everyone Woman On TV Has The Same Hair? We’ve Got The Answer! https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/ever-wonder-why-everyone-woman-on-tv-has-the-same-hair-weve-got-the-answer/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 14:08:19 +0000 http://worldofpopculture.com/?p=9862

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(PCM) If you are a avid television fan like us than you have probably taken notice that nearly everyone woman that graces the screen appears to share the same hair cut. Seriously, take a look. It’s mind-blowing.

We figured that there had to be some sort of logical reasoning behind this hair phenomenon and lo and behold Racked.com has actually discovered the answer to this puzzling mystery.  It actually has more to do with …

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September 21 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-21-in-pop-culture-history-2/ Mon, 21 Sep 2020 00:01:57 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3077

September 21 in Pop Culture History

1776 – Nathan Hale was captured by the British and accused of spying.

1897 – The New York Sun published it’s editorial – Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus.

1915 – Cecil Chubb bought Stonehenge for £6,600 as a gift for his wife. He donated to the UK in 1918 because she didn’t like it. His wife, Mary Chubb wanted curtains.

1937 – J. R. R. Tolkien’s The

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What Really Goes On At Area 51? https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/what-really-goes-on-at-area-51/ Sun, 20 Sep 2020 17:36:09 +0000 https://amyth.com/?p=4381

(PCM) One of the biggest conspiracy theories out there is just what happens at Area 51, the governments top secret military base located in a remote area of the Nevada desert. Area 51 is a United States Air Force facility and is a remote attachment to the more publicized Edwards Air Force base. Area 51 has always been shrouded in secrecy, leading many to believe that it is the place where the government is conducting …

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Five Fave – KAABOO Del Mar Musical Performances https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/five-fave-kaaboo-del-mar-musical-performances/ Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:02:56 +0000 https://gameon.media/?p=2726

For the past 5 years, the Del Mar Fairgrounds has hosted San Diego’s biggest music festival, KAABOO Del Mar. With an idyllic location adjacent to the beach and the Del Mar Racetrack, the festival grew into THE destination for every genre of live music, world-class comedy, craft food and beverages, and art. The festival was sold and planned to move to downtown San Diego, in and around Petco Park, but this year’s event didn’t happen. …

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September 20 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-20-in-pop-culture-history/ Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:03:57 +0000 http://pop-culture.net/?p=3075

September 20 in Pop Culture History

1498 (Earthquake & Tsunami) Nankaido, Japan

1960 – The Flintstones debuted on ABC

1969 – #1 Hit September 20, 1969 – October 17, 1969: The ArchiesSugar, Sugar

1973 – An estimated 90 million people watched ‘The Battle of the Sexes.’ Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in a televised tennis match at the Astrodome in Houston, Texas.

1975 – #1 Hit September 20, 1975 – September 26, …

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How Coaches and Guides Help Us Find Our ‘Silver Lining’ and Pivot Successfully During COVID-19 https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/how-coaches-and-guides-help-us-find-our-silver-lining-and-pivot-successfully-during-covid-19/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:11:16 +0000 https://popculturepress.org/?p=735

We all need coaches and guides when it comes to our careers, finances, personal lives, wardrobes, and images; especially during difficult times.

Having just the right coach or mentor can make the difference between floundering and succeeding to meet even your most lofty goals. This is why professional athletes keep trusted coaches in their corner and also why these four remarkable female business owners have not only pivoted during COVID-19, they have expanded their reach …

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Quarantine Dreams – Fantasy Festival Friday – Slipknot – Rob Zombie – In This Moment – Machine Head – Beasto Blanco https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/quarantine-dreams-fantasy-festival-friday-slipknot-rob-zombie-in-this-moment-machine-head-beasto-blanco/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 02:16:23 +0000 https://gameon.media/?p=2717

Seven months into the 2020 global pandemic, and all we can do is dream about attending festivals, photographing concerts, and interviewing artists. Summer has come and gone, with no Knotfest, Ozzfest, Mayhem or Louder Than Life to satisfy our metal needs. That doesn’t mean we can’t imagine. In the meantime, GameOn.media presents Fantasy Festival Friday – a fictitious concert performed by 5 bands we wish we could watch live in person, at full volume, with …

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A Look At Pop Culture’s Most Famous Pirates https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/a-look-at-pop-cultures-most-famous-pirates/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:05:06 +0000 http://worldofpopculture.com/?p=8232

(PCM) Every September 19th it is time to celebrate International Talk Like A Pirate Day. In honor of this parody holiday, we wanted to take a moment to honor some of pop culture’s most famous pirates and “Arrrrr..matey…perhaps you will get a bit of the ol’ inspiration!

1. Captain Hook

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Captain Hook was the villain character created by author J.M. Barrie’s book “Peter Pan” in 1904. He was the captain of the Jolly Roger …

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September 19 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-19-in-pop-culture-history-2/ Sat, 19 Sep 2020 00:03:16 +0000 https://pop-culture.net/?p=3073

September 19 in Pop Culture History

1876 – Melville Bissell patented the first carpet sweeper.

1921 – The greatest rainfall recorded in United States history during 18 consecutive hours (measured at an unofficial weather-monitoring site) fell at Thrall, Williamson County, Texas, 36.40 inches fell from a Hurricane.

1928 – Mickey Mouse’s first screen appearance – Steamboat Willie at the Colony Theater NYC.

1934 – Bruno Haptmann was arrested for kidnapping Charles Lindbergh’s baby.

1952 – …

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Just The Best Punchlines… No Jokes Needed https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/just-the-best-punchlines-no-jokes-needed/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 10:08:18 +0000 https://amyth.com/?p=1964

PunchlinesWhy waste time listening to a long-winded joke?
Here are the best punchlines: (How many of the jokes do you know?)

· Finding half a worm.
· Its People! Soylent Green is people!
· Orange you glad I didn’t say banana?
· Not enough sand
· I’ll have whatever she’s having!
· I thought you said goat!
· I’m a frayed knot!
· A stick!
· Better Nate than lever!
· How he got into …

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September 18 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-18-in-pop-culture-history/ Fri, 18 Sep 2020 00:01:25 +0000 http://pop-culture.net/?p=3070

September 18 in Pop Culture History

844 (Earthquake) Damascus, Syria

1793 – George Washington laid the cornerstone for the Capitol building in Washington D.C.

1848 – Baseball ruled that a 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of the runner

1850 – Congress passed the Fugitive Slave Act, which required the return of escaped slaves to their owners.

1851 – The first edition of The New York Daily Times (now The New York Times) …

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September 17 in Pop Culture History https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/september-17-in-pop-culture-history/ Thu, 17 Sep 2020 00:02:33 +0000 http://pop-culture.net/?p=3068

September 17 in Pop Culture History

1303 (Earthquake) China

1849 – Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery in Maryland.

1859 – Joshua Norton declared himself “Emperor of these United States” and subsequently “Protector of Mexico”, renaming himself Norton!

1895 – The second U.S. battleship, but first named after a state, the USS Maine was commissioned.

1908 – Thomas Selfridge, a passenger in a plane piloted by Orville Wright, became the first airplane fatality when the craft …

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Thomas Edison Was A Prankster https://pcmworldnews.com/news/2020/09/thomas-edison-was-a-prankster/ Wed, 16 Sep 2020 16:37:35 +0000 https://amyth.com/?p=4660

(PCM) Thomas Edison is often recognized as one of America’s greatest inventors and businessmen. He developed many devices in fields such as electric power generation, mass communication, sound recording, and motion pictures. Those devices include the phonograph, the motion picture film camera and most importantly the practical electric light bulb to only name a few. He was a prolific inventor, holding 1,093 US patents in his name, as well as patents in other countries, but …

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